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After June Job Gains, Still a ‘Deep Hole,’ and New Worries

After June Job Gains, Still a ‘Deep Hole,’ and New Worries

(NYT) - Some 4.8 million positions were added last month, but renewed shutdowns...

Corporate boycotts expose an inconvenient truth

Corporate boycotts expose an inconvenient truth

(Reuters Breakingviews) - Boycotts can really work. Think of what happened to the...

Facebook boycott: North Face is first to join civil rights groups in demand to end to hate speech

Facebook boycott: North Face is first to join civil rights...

(USA TODAY) - The North Face is the first major brand to halt advertising on Facebook...

Amazon “Stands in Solidarity” Against Police Racism While Selling Racist Tech to Police

Amazon “Stands in Solidarity” Against Police Racism While...

(Intercept) - IT IS A WEEK of renewed social crisis in the United States, which...

US Comes in Dead Last in Labor Rankings of Wealthy Nations

US Comes in Dead Last in Labor Rankings of Wealthy Nations

(Common Dreams) - The U.S. was identified as a country where "the government and/or...

Fed chair says millions of Americans may never get their jobs back

Fed chair says millions of Americans may never get their...

(WP) - The Federal Reserve anticipates a slow economic recovery from the novel coronavirus...

Some Advertisers Take a Timeout From Facebook

Some Advertisers Take a Timeout From Facebook

(NYT) - Ever since Mark Zuckerberg defended the platform’s hands-off policy toward...

US black-white inequality in 6 stark charts

US black-white inequality in 6 stark charts

(CNN) - The nationwide protests following the death of a black man, George Floyd,...

Big Changes May Be Coming to Your Next Stimulus Check

Big Changes May Be Coming to Your Next Stimulus Check

If another round of stimulus is in the cards, expect it to differ in a couple of...

U.S. consumer spending tanks; savings hit record high

U.S. consumer spending tanks; savings hit record high

(Reuters) - U.S. consumers cut spending by the most on record for the second straight...

Corporations Praise Frontline Workers as 'Heroes' While Refusing to Pay Them More

Corporations Praise Frontline Workers as 'Heroes' While...

(Common Dreams) - "I personally get really sick and tired of turning on the TV and...

Grocery Store Chain Kroger Is Planning To End 'Hero Pay'

Grocery Store Chain Kroger Is Planning To End 'Hero Pay'

(NPR) - The nation's largest grocery store chain ends its so-called "hero pay" —...